The SmartWay Transportation Partnership is a voluntary program that encourages best practices in freight supply chains. SmartWay helps partners to:
- benchmark their operations
- track fuel consumption and improve overall performance
- attract business and differentiate their operations from competitors
By joining SmartWay, you are notifying suppliers, customers and investors that your sustainability goals include a commitment to clean freight.
Types of organizations that can become SmartWay partners
SmartWay welcomes partnerships with these transportation specialists:
Freight shippers are retailers and manufacturers of goods that require shipping.
Logistics companies coordinate the shipping process between shippers and truck carriers.
Truck carriers are companies that haul freight from a location to another.
A multimodal carrier is a company that:
- operates its own private truck fleet combined with one or more of the following; a rail company, a barge company or a logistics brokerage; and also
- operates its own private truck fleet with:
- at least 5% of its freight shipping contracted with truck and/or logistics companies; or
- at least 10% of its freight shipping contracted with rail, air, and/or barge companies
Marine carriers that manage river and open-water barge operations are eligible to become SmartWay Partners.
SmartWay affiliates and community members
If you’re not a shipper, logistics firm or carrier, you may still qualify as a SmartWay affiliate.
Joining SmartWay is free and simple
Follow these steps to become a SmartWay partner:
- Select and review the user guide that will help you complete the tool that applies to your operation.
- Select and complete your tool by providing information about your operation.
- Email your completed tool to NRCan for approval.
NRCan will contact you to confirm your partnership in the program.
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Do you have questions about joining SmartWay?
- Call 1-855-322-1564
- Email SmartWay